Cambridge English Exams - An Overview

Cambridge English qualifications are recognised by over 25,000 organisations worldwide as proof of language proficiency and are based on the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) - the international benchmark for assessing language skills. Whether for university studies, better career opportunities or for emigration abroad: let these globally accepted qualifications help you to reach your goals!

You can take the following exams with us at The Cambridge Institute Vienna (click on the relevant exam for details):

Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR)
Proficient user
Independent user
Basic user
C2
C1
B2
B1
A2
A1
B2 First for Schools (FCEfS)
This qualification shows that a student has the language skills they need to communicate in an English-speaking environment. B2 First for Schools is targeted at the same level as B2 First but with content aimed at school-age learners rather than adults.
B2 First for Schools
FCEfS
B1 Preliminary for Schools (PETfS)
This qualification shows that a student has mastered the basics of English and now has practical language skills for everyday use. B1 Preliminary for Schools is targeted at the same CEFR level as B1 Preliminary but with content aimed at school-age learners rather than adults.
B1 Preliminary for Schools
PETfS
A2 Key for Schools (KETfS)
This basic-level qualification is a great exam to take if you're new to learning English and a good place for older children to start learning English too. An A2 Key for Schools qualification is proof of your ability to use English to communicate in simple situations. This A2 Key for Schools is targeted at the same level as A2 Key but with content aimed at school-age learners rather than adults.
A2 Key for Schools
KETfS
A2 Key (KET)
This basic-level qualification is a great exam to take if you're new to learning English. An A2 Key qualification is proof of your ability to use English to communicate in simple situations.
A2 Key
KET
B1 Preliminary (PET)
This qualification shows that you have mastered the basics of English and now have practical language skills for everyday use.
B1 Preliminary
PET
B2 First (FCE)
This is Cambridge's most popular exam, accepted by thousands of businesses and educational institutions worldwide. A B2 First qualification proves you have the language skills to live and work independently in an English-speaking country or study on courses taught in English.
B2 First
FCE
C1 Advanced (CAE)
This certificate is an in-depth, high-level qualification that shows you have the language skills that employers and universities are looking for. The C1 Advanced certificate is proof of high-level achievement in learning English.
C1 Advanced
CAE
C2 Proficiency (CPE)
This certificate is Cambridge's highest-level qualification. With this certificate you can show the world that you have mastered English at an exceptional level and that you can communicate with the fluency and sophistication of a highly competent English speaker.
C2 Proficiency
CPE
Linguaskill (A1-C1)
Linguaskill is a modular online test with Reading & Listening (combined), Writing and Speaking, focusing on either General English or Business English topics. One test for all levels from A1 to C1!
Linguaskill
LS A1-C1

Dates and Prices:

Here you will find an overview of all our dates, registration deadlines and fees. Given that there are seats available, a registration after the registration deadline is possible for an additional fee of € 50 until 4 days before the exam. The additional fee is already included in the prices listed below.

C2 Proficiency (CPE)
Date
Type
Registration Deadline
Results Release Window
Price
Details
Date:
Fri 17.05.2024
Type:
digital
Registration Deadline:
07.05.2024
Results:
27.05.2024 -
31.05.2024
27.05 - 31.05
Price:
275 €
Date:
Fri 07.06.2024
Type:
digital
Registration Deadline:
28.05.2024
Results:
14.06.2024 -
21.06.2024
14.06 - 21.06
Price:
275 €
Date:
Thu 20.06.2024
Type:
digital
Registration Deadline:
10.06.2024
Results:
27.06.2024 -
04.07.2024
27.06 - 04.07
Price:
275 €
Date:
Sat 06.07.2024
Type:
digital
Registration Deadline:
26.06.2024
Results:
12.07.2024 -
19.07.2024
12.07 - 19.07
Price:
275 €
Date:
Sat 21.09.2024
Type:
digital
Registration Deadline:
11.09.2024
Results:
27.09.2024 -
04.10.2024
27.09 - 04.10
Price:
285 €
Date:
Sat 16.11.2024
Type:
digital
Registration Deadline:
06.11.2024
Results:
22.11.2024 -
29.11.2024
22.11 - 29.11
Price:
285 €
C1 Advanced (CAE)
Date
Type
Registration Deadline
Results Release Window
Price
Details
Date:
Sat 20.04.2024
Type:
digital
Registration Deadline:
10.04.2024
Results:
29.04.2024 -
06.05.2024
29.04 - 06.05
Price:
315 €
Date:
Tue 07.05.2024
Type:
digital
Registration Deadline:
23.04.2024
Results:
15.05.2024 -
21.05.2024
15.05 - 21.05
Price:
265 €
Date:
Thu 16.05.2024
Type:
digital
Registration Deadline:
06.05.2024
Results:
24.05.2024 -
30.05.2024
24.05 - 30.05
Price:
265 €
Date:
Sat 25.05.2024
Type:
digital
Registration Deadline:
15.05.2024
Results:
03.06.2024 -
07.06.2024
03.06 - 07.06
Price:
265 €
Date:
Sat 01.06.2024
Type:
digital
Registration Deadline:
22.05.2024
Results:
10.06.2024 -
17.06.2024
10.06 - 17.06
Price:
265 €
Date:
Tue 04.06.2024
Type:
digital
Registration Deadline:
23.05.2024
Results:
13.06.2024 -
19.06.2024
13.06 - 19.06
Price:
265 €
Date:
Wed 05.06.2024
Type:
digital
Registration Deadline:
26.05.2024
Results:
12.06.2024 -
19.06.2024
12.06 - 19.06
Price:
265 €
Date:
Sat 08.06.2024
Type:
digital
Registration Deadline:
29.05.2024
Results:
14.06.2024 -
21.06.2024
14.06 - 21.06
Price:
265 €
Date:
Sat 15.06.2024
Type:
paper-based
Registration Deadline:
03.05.2024
Results:
12.07.2024 -
25.07.2024
12.07 - 25.07
Price:
265 €
Date:
Sat 22.06.2024
Type:
digital
Registration Deadline:
12.06.2024
Results:
28.06.2024 -
05.07.2024
28.06 - 05.07
Price:
265 €
Date:
Sat 13.07.2024
Type:
digital
Registration Deadline:
03.07.2024
Results:
19.07.2024 -
26.07.2024
19.07 - 26.07
Price:
265 €
Date:
Sat 27.07.2024
Type:
digital
Registration Deadline:
17.07.2024
Results:
02.08.2024 -
09.08.2024
02.08 - 09.08
Price:
265 €
Date:
Sat 31.08.2024
Type:
digital
Registration Deadline:
21.08.2024
Results:
06.09.2024 -
13.09.2024
06.09 - 13.09
Price:
275 €
Date:
Sat 07.09.2024
Type:
digital
Registration Deadline:
28.08.2024
Results:
13.09.2024 -
20.09.2024
13.09 - 20.09
Price:
275 €
Date:
Sat 14.09.2024
Type:
digital
Registration Deadline:
04.09.2024
Results:
20.09.2024 -
27.09.2024
20.09 - 27.09
Price:
275 €
Date:
Fri 25.10.2024
Type:
digital
Registration Deadline:
15.10.2024
Results:
01.11.2024 -
08.11.2024
01.11 - 08.11
Price:
275 €
Date:
Sat 09.11.2024
Type:
digital
Registration Deadline:
30.10.2024
Results:
15.11.2024 -
22.11.2024
15.11 - 22.11
Price:
275 €
Date:
Sat 23.11.2024
Type:
digital
Registration Deadline:
13.11.2024
Results:
29.11.2024 -
06.12.2024
29.11 - 06.12
Price:
275 €
Date:
Fri 29.11.2024
Type:
digital
Registration Deadline:
19.11.2024
Results:
06.12.2024 -
13.12.2024
06.12 - 13.12
Price:
275 €
Date:
Wed 11.12.2024
Type:
digital
Registration Deadline:
01.12.2024
Results:
18.12.2024 -
25.12.2024
18.12 - 25.12
Price:
275 €
B2 First for Schools (FCE)
Date
Type
Registration Deadline
Results Release Window
Price
Details
Date:
Fri 24.05.2024
Type:
digital
Registration Deadline:
14.05.2024
Results:
03.06.2024 -
07.06.2024
03.06 - 07.06
Price:
255 €
B2 First (FCE)
Date
Type
Registration Deadline
Results Release Window
Price
Details
Date:
Thu 16.05.2024
Type:
digital
Registration Deadline:
06.05.2024
Results:
24.05.2024 -
30.05.2024
24.05 - 30.05
Price:
255 €
Date:
Sat 18.05.2024
Type:
digital
Registration Deadline:
08.05.2024
Results:
27.05.2024 -
31.05.2024
27.05 - 31.05
Price:
255 €
Date:
Thu 06.06.2024
Type:
digital
Registration Deadline:
27.05.2024
Results:
13.06.2024 -
20.06.2024
13.06 - 20.06
Price:
255 €
Date:
Fri 21.06.2024
Type:
digital
Registration Deadline:
11.06.2024
Results:
28.06.2024 -
05.07.2024
28.06 - 05.07
Price:
255 €
Date:
Fri 05.07.2024
Type:
digital
Registration Deadline:
25.06.2024
Results:
12.07.2024 -
19.07.2024
12.07 - 19.07
Price:
255 €
Date:
Fri 26.07.2024
Type:
digital
Registration Deadline:
16.07.2024
Results:
02.08.2024 -
09.08.2024
02.08 - 09.08
Price:
255 €
Date:
Sat 31.08.2024
Type:
digital
Registration Deadline:
21.08.2024
Results:
06.09.2024 -
13.09.2024
06.09 - 13.09
Price:
265 €
Date:
Wed 25.09.2024
Type:
digital
Registration Deadline:
15.09.2024
Results:
02.10.2024 -
09.10.2024
02.10 - 09.10
Price:
265 €
Date:
Sat 19.10.2024
Type:
digital
Registration Deadline:
09.10.2024
Results:
25.10.2024 -
01.11.2024
25.10 - 01.11
Price:
265 €
Date:
Fri 15.11.2024
Type:
digital
Registration Deadline:
05.11.2024
Results:
22.11.2024 -
29.11.2024
22.11 - 29.11
Price:
265 €
Date:
Fri 13.12.2024
Type:
digital
Registration Deadline:
03.12.2024
Results:
20.12.2024 -
27.12.2024
20.12 - 27.12
Price:
265 €
B1 Preliminary for Schools (PET)
Date
Type
Registration Deadline
Results Release Window
Price
Details
Date:
Thu 23.05.2024
Type:
digital
Registration Deadline:
13.05.2024
Results:
31.05.2024 -
06.06.2024
31.05 - 06.06
Price:
210 €
Date:
Thu 13.06.2024
Type:
digital
Registration Deadline:
03.06.2024
Results:
20.06.2024 -
27.06.2024
20.06 - 27.06
Price:
210 €
B1 Preliminary (PET)
Date
Type
Registration Deadline
Results Release Window
Price
Details
Date:
Thu 17.10.2024
Type:
digital
Registration Deadline:
07.10.2024
Results:
24.10.2024 -
31.10.2024
24.10 - 31.10
Price:
215 €
A2 Key for Schools (KET)
Date
Type
Registration Deadline
Results Release Window
Price
Details
Date:
Thu 23.05.2024
Type:
digital
Registration Deadline:
13.05.2024
Results:
31.05.2024 -
06.06.2024
31.05 - 06.06
Price:
205 €
Date:
Tue 11.06.2024
Type:
digital
Registration Deadline:
01.06.2024
Results:
18.06.2024 -
25.06.2024
18.06 - 25.06
Price:
205 €
A2 Key (KET)
Date
Type
Registration Deadline
Results Release Window
Price
Details
Date:
Thu 17.10.2024
Type:
digital
Registration Deadline:
07.10.2024
Results:
24.10.2024 -
31.10.2024
24.10 - 31.10
Price:
210 €

Important Information

Here you will find a summary of the most important information about the Cambridge English Exams.
Time & Locaction
Exam format
Results
Missed deadline?

Exams take place at The Cambridge Institute, Mariahilfer Straße 121b, 1060 Vienna.

The oral exam usually takes place on the same day as the written part. However, it can happen that it is necessary to arrange the speaking part of the exam on a different day. You will receive a message with the full details 1 week before the exam date. Please keep the entire day free.

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Cambridge exams have been designed to accommodate people of any nationality, with any language background. The exams are constantly being further developed by a global research team.

They test all four key language skills (Reading, Writing, Listening and Speaking), as well as grammar and vocabulary.

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The results for digital exams will usually be made available to you 5-10 working days following the exam. For paper-based exams, results will usually take 6 to 7 weeks. In both cases, they will be published online by Cambridge University and available from the link below. The Confirmation of Entry document you receive from us will state the final date by which your results will be available.

You can find your results here: Results Service for Candidates

Your certificate will be sent to us from England, approximately 2-3 after your result has been published online. We will email you as soon as your certificate is available for collection from our office.

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If you have missed the registration deadline, you can still contact us up to 4 days before the exam date to register for digital exams. Provided that there are still places available, we will be able to offer you a "late registration" spot at an additional cost of €50. The additional fee is already included in the prices listed.

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Online Registration

You can register yourself for the Cambridge English Exam in Vienna using the link below.

Possible payment options are: Credit Card, Debit Card, eps-transfer, Apple Pay and Google Pay.

Please be aware that you will need to upload a valid form of ID to complete the booking.

Exam Registration Form

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Recognition & Acceptance for Universities

Cambridge English exams are recognised by over 25,000 universities, employers and governments around the world. Our English language tests can open doors to higher education, improve employment opportunities, and because they are globally recognised, can increase your choices for study or work.

To find a detailed list of organisations who accepts these qualifications, follow the link below:

Cambridge English recognition database

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Preparation Centres (for Schools and Organisations)

For regular registrations we can enrol your school or organisation free of charge as a Preparation Centre with the University of Cambridge.

This has the following advantages:

  • Reduced Exam fees for all participants that register through the Preparation Centre.
  • Free Presentations in Schools, to explain to students the uses for Cambridge English Certificates.
  • Speaking Mock Exams with a English Native Speaker for exam participants (available for a small fee).
  • A diverse selection of materials for exam preparation can be made available to you.
  • Results Online Services (Teachers can directly access detailed student results).
  • Certificate Awarding Ceremony - a celebratory handover of results, and a group photo.

Find out more here: Preparation Centres

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